Naturalistic-style panel

Italian (Genoa)
about 1740–50


Object Place: Genoa, Italy

Dimensions

186.5 x 58 cm (73 7/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.125

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and uncut on silk satin ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome cut, uncut and voided silk velvet, white satin voided ground, sleveges intact. Symmetrical design of vases alternating with cornucopias, each filled with naturalistic fruits and flowers in yellow, orange and purple colors. Good condition, colors bright. Photography: B/W, color slide (9/85).

Provenance

Dressed and Furnished in Flowers: Fine Textiles of the Western European 18th Century (April 29-July 28, 1985) (MFA-Torf Gallery-Tuchscherer)

Credit Line

Gift of Joan Kaminski